Table 1.

Trends in the published literature on genetic associations in cancer, 2001-2006

Type of publication*
Genetic associationsGene-gene and gene-environment interactionsMeta-analyses and HuGE reviewsTotal
20013331395383
200249717517579
200355516514644
200469921021797
2005983319331,090
20061,095375381,219
  • NOTE: Data are from analysis of the CDC HuGE Published Literature Database on February 12, 2007 (ref. 8).

  • * Categories are not mutually exclusive.